Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art (Paperback)

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An exploration of comics as an art form, with in-depth discussion of the history, development and forms of the medium, all wrapped up in an engaging and easy to understand package- a graphic novel!  How better to explain graphic storytelling than to present it in the very form being discussed?

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The bestselling international classic on storytelling and visual communication

"You must read this book." -- Neil Gaiman

Praised throughout the cartoon industry by such luminaries as Art Spiegelman, Matt Groening, and Will Eisner, Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics is a seminal examination of comics art: its rich history, surprising technical components, and major cultural significance. Explore the secret world between the panels, through the lines, and within the hidden symbols of a powerful but misunderstood art form.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780060976255
ISBN-10: 006097625X
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: May 17th, 1994
Pages: 224
Language: English